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End Of Verbal Autopsy: Covid19 Responsible For Mysterious Deaths In Kano–PTF Committee

by Anita Ogona

The presidential Task Force says that all the mysterious deaths in Kano state is Covid 19 related..

Leader of the Presidential Task Force Committee on Covid-19, Dr Nasiru Sani Gwarzo on Sunday said coronavirus pandemic is responsible and the cause of the waves of mysterious deaths recorded in the Kano State. Gwarzo said the recent deaths and from the test, it carried out it has been established that covid-19 is the cause.

speaking with newsmen in the state on Sunday after the ceremony of donation of mobile testing laboratory facilities by Alhaji Aliko Dangote to the Kano State Government. “Let me inform us that, most of the deaths recorded of recent and test carried out showed that coronavirus is the cause. So before the final reports which would be ready in the next one week or few days, it is necessary for people of Kano to wake up from their slumber that this is a serious issue. “It is not a new thing, countries like America, China, Italy, Spain, England, France and others experienced similar mysterious deaths,” Gwarzo stated.

Recall that Dr. Nasiru Sani Gwarzo on matching order of President Muhammadu Buhari led the technical team of the Presidential Task Force to unravel the cause of mysterious deaths in Kano and also to contain the spread of the virus in the state. Earlier while presenting the mobile testing centre to the state government, the representative of the ‘Aliko Dangote Foundation’, Zouerra Yousufu said that the donation was to compliment the effort of the government in the fight against the pandemic in the state. According to her, the centre has the capacity of testing 400 samples in a day, adding that 10 ambulances and six other vehicles were also donated to the state to ease movement.

in the past weeks Nigerians have been itching to know what was responsible for the over 640 deaths in Kano, unrecorded and victims where hurriedly buried according to Islamic rites.

Residents of Kano had attributed the mysterious deaths to meningitis, cholera outbreak which according to them was finding from verbal Autopsy,

Which one is verbal autopsy? how can an illiterate be the one to answer all questionnaire on causes of death and not Health practitioners



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